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Media: November 27, 2012

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The Chairman of the Israel Broadcast Authority, Amir Gilat, has proposed that all IBA plenum discussions will be confidential, that plenum members will receive meeting summaries of decisions instead of minutes of meetings, and that the authority to decide the plenum’s schedule will reside solely with the chairman.

(Hebrew – The Seventh Eye)

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November 27th, 2012 at 4:01 pm

Media: March 14, 2012

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The management of the Israel Broadcast Authority issued a private work permit to the head of its news division, Moshe Nestlebaum, despite legal advise it received to the contrary on the issue.  The legal opinion states that there is a concern for a conflict of interest between his employment as the head of the news division and his private work hosting cultural round tables in which the participants are senior members of the media, politics and culture.

(Hebrew - Haaretz)

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March 14th, 2012 at 7:26 pm

Political: February 20, 2012

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The Israel Broadcast Authority (IBA) employed attorney Yehuda Raveh, who is associated with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, without issuing a tender and without asking for an exemption from holding a tender from the Finance Ministry.

(Hebrew)

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February 20th, 2012 at 9:02 pm